Question of the Week Podcast

Question of the Week episode

Mon, 8th Nov 2010

Do you experience more daylight atop a mountain?

Mount Everest (c) Pavel Novak

If you're standing on top of Mt Everest, will your day be brighter for longer? Will there be more sunlight and why?  Plus, we ask how many bees it takes to boil an entire person!

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  • Does a mountain make the day longer?

    How many more hours of light would you get if you were sitting at the top of Mount Everest compared to someone at the same latitude, sitting at sea level?

 

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